Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Data organization and analysis for Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Online
Event Type: Seminar

This is an introductory workshop for researchers and students to teach core data skills for efficient, shareable, and reproducible research practices covering the early stages of the lifecycle of data-driven research. Through a two-day hands-on approach, the focus is on the introductory computational skills needed for data organization and analysis. This workshop is domain-specific, focusing on examples and challenges from Humanities and Social Sciences research fields. The workshop will use data-carpentry.org materials.

No previous experience with digital tools or programming is required for this workshop. Though the examples used in the workshop will be specific to the field of Social Sciences, the techniques and principals covered are applicable to a wide variety of research areas.

Data Organization in Spreadsheets  Tuesday, January 12th - 2:00pm - 5:00pm (ADT)

Data Cleaning with OpenRefine + Github  Thursday, January 14th - 2:00pm - 5:00pm (ADT)

Data Analysis and Visualization with R (part 1)  Tuesday, January 19th - 2:00pm - 5:00pm (ADT)

Data Analysis and Visualization with R (part 2)  Thursday, January 21st - 2:00pm - 5:00pm (ADT)

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